Lakeway Regional Hospital is a general medical/surgical acute care facility with 135 beds, including a 7 bed ICU, a 10 bed Women's Pavilion, a 27 bed Inpatient physical Rehabilitation unit, and a 24 hour Emergency Room serving the residents of Morristown, and the Lakeway region. The ED has an annual volume of 15,600 visits and there are 24 hrs Physician coverage, 7a-7p,7p-7a . The Department boasts a two-bed trauma unit, a dedicated pediatric suite, a Gynecology suite, eight private treatment rooms and a new centralized Cardiac Monitoring System in each of the patient treatment rooms. The nursing staff is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and trained in all other aspects of emergency and trauma care.
In the Mountains, between the lakes is where you’ll find Morristown, Tennessee, the boyhood home of Tennessee hero Davey Crockett. Nestled in the lush valley between the Great Smoky Mountains and Clinch Mountain, Hamblen County is bordered by two beautiful lakes, Cherokee Lake on the north and Douglas Lake on the south. The mild climate makes living here pleasant any time of the year. Whether you prefer your entertainment indoors or out, you won’t run out of exciting places to go and fun things to do. If recreation is your ticket, visit Cherokee or Douglas Lakes, all within thirty minutes of Morristown. Panther Creek State Park has 1,700 acres of trails, picnic shelters, an RV campground with all facilities, and terrific views of mountains and lakes. A dozen golf courses within thirty minutes offer the most devoted golfers a chance to sharpen their games. Morristown lends itself to great shopping for the traditional shopper and also for the antique collector. The Expo Center hosts two national BMX bicycling championships, rodeos and a wide variety of other events. Add to that, hundreds of acres of city and county parks, and any sports enthusiast can find excitement locally and in nearby Knoxville, home to the University of Tennessee. Public safety, a clean environment, quality education, good streets, and low taxes make Morristown the best place in Tennessee to live, work, and play.